Art Archive

Cirque Berzerk 2009 Season Finale this Weekend!

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Oh this looks like all kinds of fun! Cirque Berzerk was born at Burning Man and has been described as a “circus on acid,” “French burlesque meets ‘Sweeney Todd’ meets Cirque du Soliel” and “P.T. Barnum’s worst nightmare,” Cirque Berzerk returns to the Los Angeles State Historic Park June

Laurence’s Etched Altoids Tins

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  Laurence writes: Dear Sir: I have added some pictures to my flickr photoset of my new etching designs.    http://www.flickr.com/photos/isitcrunchy/sets/72157603416203522/ Your site was the inspiration for this madness. Each design has to be hunted for, modified, printed, modified again, etched, modified again, and then a batch of ‘production quality’

Modern Alchemy – The building of Ignatius The Firepig.

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You may recall Patrick Johnson’s marvelous short film Granite Copper Motor from earlier this year. Recently Patrick spent some time with my friends David, Dennis, and Brady, while they designed and constructed a steam boiler dubbed ‘Ignatius the Firepig.’  I do so love Patrick’s calm and peaceful treatment which is the

Damnation Hildebrandt!

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Things have been far too quiet, I have heard nothing from the labs of my arch nemesis Jake-of-all-Trades Hildebrandt – and now I know why.  Not since Kirk bellowed "KHAAA….AAN!!" has the interwebs heard such exasperation!  So THIS is what you've been up to?  My god man, what have

The Art of Thomas Kuntz

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From the artist's site: Thomas Kuntz is a contemporary artist fighting to bring ancient arcana and modern technologies together as weapons for aesthetic enlightenment. He was born in Phoenix Arizona as the youngest of four siblings. His father, a surgeon, and his mother, a folk artist and doll maker,

The Photography of Libby Bulloff – in Seattle Today !

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THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF LIBBY BULLOFF March 1-29, 2009 Today! Thursday, March 5, 6-11 pm Pioneer Square Art Walk Utilikilts Flagship Store 620 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98104 Libby Bulloff is the Annie Leibowitz of Steampunk! I’ve followed her work for some time now and I really love her composition

The Art of Suzanne Forbes

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Last year at Maker Faire I met so many amazing people! The experience was overwhelming. In fact, on the plane ride back from San Francisco I told the big Aussie sitting next to me that my sniffling was all just due to allergies and not the fact that I

New art by Aaron Ristau

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Back in October Meredith visited briefly with Aaron Ristau at Maker Faire Austin. Aaron is a sculptor who works primarily with found bits of technological detritus, from his website: Technology surrounds us. Products are obsolete within an ever decreasing amount of time, putting an increasing strain on our ability

Steampunk Cake!

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A friend overheard a karate classmate, a professional baker, mention that she had just created a cake for a client in a "Steam Punk" style and that prior to this order she had not heard of Steampunk.  Well, my spy collected this intelligence and forwarded it to The Lady

Art Donovan’s Stunning Shiva Mandala

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I had the honor of sharing space in a gallery show with Art last year in the Hamptons.  I've long admired his Steampunk lamps and I particularly like that his work often incorporates elements that are reminiscent of pulp science fiction cover art – there's always a touch of